Bobbi Mastrangelo’s ‘Grate Works of Art’ News 12 Interview on You Tube

On October 12, 1998 the News 12 Team: Sara Muller, Reporter and Bryan Kane, Videographer interviewed me at Arline Hershberg’s Prism Gallery in Port Jefferson. It was a One Woman Exhibition and my sculpture relief pieces, works on canvas and hand made paper filled both floors of the gallery.  They asked me to explain how Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Artful Flag at Islip Museum Exhibit

The Islip Art Museum celebrates summer with an exhibition entitled Flag Day, on view in the museum galleries at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY:  June 15 through Sun. Sept. 4. 2011.  http://islipartmuseum.org/about.html Flag Day was curated by Janet Goleas, an artist, gallerist and writer. The exhibit explores the way flags and banners convey attitudes, Read More …

Post Card Blessings

Irish Blessing Post Cards can be sent as little gifts of caring.  Just add your own prayers and get well thoughts or copy the Irish Blessing onto it. Signed post cards of my sculpture relief can be purchased from  http://www.thepostcard.com/walt/grates.htm     MASTRANGELO GRATES Postcards Waltspaper Irish Blessing Post Card The two previous blogs tell all about Read More …

Three Reasons to Vote for Mastrangelo’s “When the People Care”

          3 Reasons to vote for Bobbi   Mastrangelo’s “When?” (the people care)   1.  When The People Care promotes environmental concern, and anti-Litter action.   2.  Mastrangelo’s manhole cover theme urges protection of our precious resources.   3. “When”  venerates the work of engineers, foundries, highway maintenance, water authorities and sanitation departments, etc.   Read More …

Art off to Atlanta

  Bobbi Mastrangelo holding:  “The Street Was Paved in Gold” The relief features a water valve cover of cast paper and cheese  cloth.  The pavers are constructed from hand made paper  fitted over beveled  foam core and finished in stone textures. “When,” the relief on the wall is topped with a metallic water- meter pit cover print impression hosting an Read More …

Mastrangelo Won 1st Place in Sculpture

Bobbi Mastrangelo won first prize for sculpture at the Osceola Center for the Arts 2009 Annual Juried Art Show in May.   “The Essential Element” was selected for first prize from three of Bobbi’s entries. This miniature rotating sculpture packed a powerful message: “To globally conserve and protect our precious resource of water.”   Fifty-three artists competed for top Read More …

Hazardous Waste Site

Bobbi Creating “Hazardous Waste Site” One of my most unique challenges was creating a “Hazardous Waste Site” visually warning viewers to protect our water supply. The “Outdoor Sculpture Now” exhibition on the grounds of The Islip Museum provided the perfect installation spot. I knew I could use the water supply cover from my ** Save Read More …

It’s All About Water

  “It’s All About Water” Exhibited at The Smithtown Township Arts Council Members’ Forum Nov. 2008  The Mills Pond House Gallery 660 Route 25A St James, NY 11780 http://stacarts.org/ It’s All About Water (details)   The subject matter is the perpetual water cycle and the protection of this most precious resource. Three equidistant panels of Read More …

Wanted: Rubbings and Photos of Water Covers

My newest project will be based on water cover designs from around the world. And so dear viewers of my web site: I could really use your help. Please send me rubbings especially of the small covers from 3″ diameter to 8″ diameter.  A photo of the cover in its environment and a detail photo will Read More …

Escopis – International Christmas Card

BOBBI MASTRANGELO’S ARTIST STATEMENT For “The Street Was Paved in Gold” Since 1979, I have focused on the theme of manhole and water covers, rendering them in prints, cast paper, sculpture relief, installations and fiber art. Through research and contact with utilities I have learned a great deal about the purposes for the different covers. Read More …